Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day With These Fun Crafts
May 9 is World Migration Bird Day but since there won't be any 'bird migration' activities held across the country this year, we're bringing you some fun 'birdie' crafts the kids can do at home, to celebrate our feathered friends.
Cupcake Liner Birds
These colourful and cute cupcake liner birds actually stand up, and they’re really easy to make, too. Get instructions from Our Kid Things.
Find some pretty paper such as scrapbooking sheets and follow this step-by-step tutorial that walks you through making origami birds. Little hands may need some help for this one but it will go quickly once you get the hang of it! Get instructions from St. Judes Creations.
Cute Little Button Birds
These make adorable little cards … add some music notes between them like they’re chirping! Get instructions from Crafty Morning.
Tissue Paper Birds
This colourful tissue paper birds craft is vibrant and darling. Get instructions from Our Kid Things.
Easy and Fun Paper Bird Craft
Just in time for spring, kids of all ages will enjoy using paper, art supplies, and a printable pattern to create an Easy and Fun Paper Bird Craft. Get instructions from Fireflies and Mudpies.
Paper Roll Peacock Craft
This beautiful bird easy to make with a paper roll and it's super adorable. Get instructions from Easy Peasy and Fun.
Easy Origami Bird for Kids
Make these quirky and fun paper birds! They are in fact a very easy origami bird pattern for kids. Get instructions from Red Ted Art.
Nest and Baby Bird Craft
This craft is perfect for pre-schoolers. Your toddler will enjoy creating these cute, little baby birds! Get instructions from Buggy and Buddy.
If you're looking for educational resources, Nature Canada and Bird Day want to spread the word on Bird Day! Held the second Saturday in May, World Migratory Bird Day encourages bird conservation and increases awareness of birds through activities that are fun, engaging and educational. Learn all about Canadian birds too.